Program

This is our preliminary program. The author that is going to present the talk is indicated in boldface. Short abstracts of the talks are provided.

Wednesday 13th of May

12.00
Registration
13.30
Opening
13.35
Nicholas Asher (University of Texas at Austin)
Varieties of Discourse Structure in Dialogue (abstract)
14.15
Robin Cooper (Göteborg University)
Mixing situation theory and type theory to formalize information states in dialogue exchanges (abstract)
14.55
Break
15.15
Wolfgang Heydrich (Universität Hamburg / Universität Bielefeld)
Theory of Mutuality (Syntactic Skeleton) (abstract)
15.55
Jelle Gerbrandy (ILLC/Universtity of Amsterdam)
Some Remarks on Distributed Knowledge (abstract)
16.35
Break
17.00
Henk Zeevat (ILLC/Universtity of Amsterdam)
Contracts in the Common Ground (abstract)
17.40
Drinks

Thursday 14th of May

9.00
Thomas Clermont, Marc Pomplun, Elke Prestin, Hannes Rieser (Universität Bielefeld)
Eye-movement Research and the Investigation of Dialogue Structure (abstract)
9.40
Wolfgang Heydrich and Peter Kühnlein and Hannes Rieser (Universität Bielefeld)
A DRT-style Modelling of Agents' Mental States in Discourse (abstract)
10.20
Break
10.50
Mieke Rats (Delft University / looking for a job)
Making DRT suitable for the description of information exchange in a dialogue (abstract)
11.30
Jean-louis Dessalles (ENST, Paris)
The interplay of desire and necessity in dialogue (abstract)

12.10
Lunch Break

14.00
Steve Pulman (Cambridge SRI)
The TRINDI Project: Some Preliminary Themes (abstract)
14.40
Wieland Eckert (AT&T)
Automatic Evaluation of Dialogue Systems (abstract)
15.20
Break
15.45
Ian Lewin (SRI International)
Formal Design, Verification and Simulation of Multi-Modal Dialogues (abstract)
16.25
Marc Blasband (Nederlandse Spoorwegen)
to be announced (abstract)
17.05

Friday 15th of May

9.00
Stefan van Oord and Rieks op den Akker (University of Twente)
Fuzzy Natural Language Dialogue Systems (abstract)
9.40
John Barnden (University of Birmingham)
Uncertain Reasoning About Agents' Beliefs and Reasoning, with special attention to Metaphorical Mental State Reports (abstract)
10.20
Break
10.50
Nicolas Maudet and Fabrice Evrard (IRIT-ENSEEIHT, Toulouse)
A Generic framework for dialogue game implementation (abstract)
11.30
Jonathan Ginzburg (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Clarifying Utterances (abstract)

12.10
Lunch Break

14.00
Jeroen Groenendijk (ILLC/Universtity of Amsterdam)
Questions in Update Semantics (abstract)
14.40
Robert van Rooy (ILLC/University of Amsterdam)
Modal subordination in Questions (abstract)
15.20
Break
15.45
Staffan Larsson (Göteborg University)
Questions Under Discussion and Dialogue Moves (abstract)
16.25
Massimo Poesio (University of Edinburgh) and David Traum (UMIACS, University of Maryland)
Towards an Axiomatization of Dialogue Acts (abstract)
17.05
Closing
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Twendial'98 is the 13th Twente Workshop on Language Technology (TWLT13). Twendial is hosted by the Parlevink Linguistic Engineering Group and is sponsored by NWO, IPA , NS and CTIT.
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